The list of cinemas to show the 48fps version of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey have today been revealed in the UK, which is the first in the new trilogy based on the J.R.R Tokien novel, directed by Peter Jackson.

Because the film was originally shot in HFR at 48 frame per second, (twice the rate of ordinary films you will have to watch the film at a specific location which has the available tech to watch the film in all its intended glory.

Peter Jackson claims that this new speed will help reduce blur and improve clarity within the films 3D action scenes, which has received a mixed view from various critics.

In the UK you will be able to view the 48fps version at both Vue and Odeon cinemas across the country, but it will only be available at specific locations that you can find in the list below:

Vue Cinemas:

Acton
Bolton
Bristol Cribbs Causeway
Bury
Camberley
Dublin
Edinburgh Omni
Exeter
Finchley North
Finchley Road
Fulham
Halifax
Harrow
Hull
Islington
Leeds Kirkstall
Livingston
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Norwich
Oxford
Plymouth
Portsmouth
Reading
Staines
Swansea
Watford
Westfield London
Westfield Stratford
York

Odeon Cinemas:

Bath
Belfast
Birmingham Broadway Plaza
Blackpool
Bournemouth
Braehead
Brighton
Cardiff
Chelmsford
Dundee (Douglas Field)
Dunfermline
Glasgow Quay
Greenwich
Guildford
Hatfield
Huddersfield
Kensington
Kettering
Kingston
Leicester Square
Lincoln
Liverpool One
Manchester Printworks
Marble Arch
Metrocentre
Newcastle East
Norwich
Oxford Magdalen St
Southampton
Surrey Quays
Taunton
Trafford Centre
Tunbridge Wells
Uxbridge the Chimes
Whiteleys Lounge
Wimbledon
Wrexham

Cineworld have also confirmed that they will be showing the film in this new frame rate, but have yet to confirm the locations for which.

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